In 1940s America, a precocious young boy struggles to escape small town life. On the eve of his eleventh birthday, he must choose between leaving home or following his brother down a path of violence and destruction.
Director Addison Mehr is an emerging filmmaker born and raised in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York. He has studied directing at NYU, while assisting for Martin Scorsese, Court 13, and Cinereach.
Mehr cast Hale Lytle to star in the film as the rath young protagonist. Lytle was seen in last year’s award-winning “Henley,” a short film from Craig Macneill.
“Fort Apache” will show at during the 3 PM showcase on June 15th at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts as part of the 2013 Lake Placid Film Forum. Exact screen times are subject to change.